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City of Villains (Windows)

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Description

City of Villains is both the first expansion for City of Heroes, and a standalone game. In it, you can play a villain, rob banks and fight heroes, all while advancing your own schemes. You can also form Strike Forces to take out heroic threats, create Villain Groups and make hidden lairs and headquarters.

City of Villains is an MMOG, and requires an Internet connection and a monthly charge.

Screenshots

City of Villains Windows Let do some posing for the camera. ^^
City of Villains Windows Der Maschinist with metal mask and his little helping robots
City of Villains Windows You wouldn't believe, she not your enemy.
City of Villains Windows Some mystics places you can find there

Alternate Titles

  • "恶棍城市" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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The Press Says

Eurogamer.net (UK) Nov 08, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Game Informer Magazine Jan, 2006 8.75 out of 10 88
ActionTrip Nov 01, 2005 87 out of 100 87
PC Action Dec 19, 2005 84 out of 100 84
IGN Nov 18, 2005 8 out of 10 80
FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network Nov 21, 2005 80 out of 100 80
Maximum PC Feb 23, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Strategy Informer Dec 01, 2005 7.8 out of 10 78
JeuxVideoPC.com Dec 14, 2005 14 out of 20 70

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Trivia

References

The game has an Arachnos soldier NPC with the name "Jenkins". He usually keeps getting himself captured and you have to rescue him. As confirmed by the game's developer, this is a nod to the Leeroy Jenkins phenomenon from World of Warcraft. You can find out more about it in the related links of the World of Warcraft game entry.

Universe merge

In July 2008 NCsoft announced the complete merger of its City of Heroes and City of Villains titles into one game universe. Current subscribers who only had one of the titles received access to the features of both games, and new sales grant access to both.

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be34269 (138) added City of Villains (Windows) on Nov 05, 2005